2007 federal election: Profile of the Electoral Division of Kingsford Smith

Updated: 16 September 2011


New South Wales

Name Derivation:

Named after Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith 1897–1935, Australia's most famous aviator.

Area and Location Description:

Kingsford Smith covers an area of approximately 60 sq km from La Perouse in the south to Randwick and Coogee in the north. The main suburbs include Banksmeadow, Botany, Chifley, Clovelly (part), Coogee, Daceyville, Eastgardens, Eastlakes, Hillsdale, Kensington, Kingsford, La Perouse, Little Bay, Malabar, Maroubra, Maroubra Junction, Mascot, Matraville, Pagewood, Phillip Bay, Port Botany, Randwick (part), Rosebery and South Coogee.

Map of Division:

Products/Industries of the Area:

Shipping, paper manufacturing, light manufacturing, commercial and retail businesses.

First Proclaimed/Election:


Demographic Rating:

Inner Metropolitan


  • Garrett, P (ALP) 2004–
  • Brereton, L (ALP) 1990–2004
  • Bowen, L F (ALP) 1969–1990
  • Curtin, D J (ALP) 1955–1969
  • Anderson, G (ALP) 1949–1955

Current Member Details:

Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website

AEC Divisional Office Address:

Divisional Office Contact Details

2007 Federal Election Results:

House of Representatives results for Kingsford Smith

Further information:

For supporting information, see Party Codes, Demographic Ratings and Seat Status.